erythrophagocytosis

e·ryth·ro·phag·o·cy·to·sis

(ĕ-rith'rō-fag'ō-sī-tō'sis),
Phagocytosis of erythrocytes.

erythrophagocytosis

/eryth·ro·phag·o·cy·to·sis/ (ĕ-rith″ro-fag″o-si-to´sis) phagocytosis of erythrocytes.

erythrophagocytosis

The ingestion of RBCs by PMNs or macrophages, which occurs commonly in paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria, cold agglutinin disease, and incompatible blood transfusion; erythrophagocytosis may also occur in Heinz-body anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, isoimmune hemolytic anemia, sickle cell anemia, and in viral and parasitic infections

e·ryth·ro·phag·o·cy·to·sis

(ĕ-rith'rō-fag'ō-sī-tō'sis)
Cellular destruction of erythrocytes.

erythrophagia, erythrophagocytosis

phagocytosis of erythrocytes.
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